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The Darkest Hour Reviews

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Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Did Olivia Thirlby and Emile Hirsch make this so they could visit Russia on somebody else's dime?

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 1/4

December 31, 2012
William Bibbiani

Just dumb enough to feel like the product of intelligent grown ups who wanted to make something they'd have dug as widdle kids.

Full Review Source: CraveOnline | Original Score: 6/10

August 22, 2012
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It's true mindless trash, but it's fun mindless trash... I'm not ashamed to say I would watch a sequel.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 2/5

April 18, 2012
Paul Chambers

Once again it's time for the end of the world. But, "The Darkest Hour" fails to see the light and we're stuck with yet another mediocre sci-fi movie.

Full Review Source: CNNRadio | Original Score: C-

April 18, 2012
Simon Weaving

Uninspiring and insipid, this contemporary take on the zombie genre sees a group of gorgeous twenty somethings trapped in Moscow trying desperately to get away from an endless attack launched by nasty id-like blobs of energy.

Full Review Source: Screenwize | Original Score: 1.5/5

April 3, 2012
Cameron Williams
The Popcorn Junkie

So bad that Russian and American relations may break down and reignite the Cold War.

Full Review Source: The Popcorn Junkie | Original Score: 0.5/5

March 8, 2012
Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture

One accusation commonly levelled at films like Transformers is that they're big on budget but light on ideas. The Darkest Hour falls short on both fronts.

Full Review Source: Ultra Culture

March 4, 2012
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 1/5

February 17, 2012
Tom Clift

This mindless mess could have just as easily been set in Los Angeles or New York. Or London. Or ideally, nowhere.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 1/5

January 24, 2012
Ed Gibbs
The Sun Herald

The title of this teen disaster-by-numbers affair could not be more apt - as a collective omen for all those involved

Full Review Source: The Sun Herald | Original Score: 1/10

January 24, 2012
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

It's refreshing to see someplace besides Manhattan, Tokyo or L.A. getting the destruction-from-space treatment.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

January 20, 2012
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

The setting in deserted Moscow is the biggest point of difference about this ho-hum end of the world scenario. Also invisible is the tension to give this apocalyptic sci-fi action thriller scares and impetus.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

January 17, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

The most alarming moment is the revelation that there might be a sequel.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

January 15, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

It is as though they got half way through making the film and had the budget catastrophically slashed.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 14, 2012
James White
SFX Magazine

In what might prove to be one of the most egregious examples of concept far outstripping execution, The Darkest Hour ends up as this year's Skyline: aliens+paper-thin screenplay=cinematic snooze.

Full Review Source: SFX Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

January 13, 2012
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Cool though this might seem as a post-apocalyptic fashion accessory, it's fatally ill-thought-through...

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 1/5

January 13, 2012
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Our planet is ravaged by aliens in yet another sci-fi calamity so bad you'll be cheering on the invaders.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

January 12, 2012
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Invisible invaders!... Surely, then, we're in for an inspired, imaginative story and engaging, fascinating characters -- you know, to make up for the cheapness... Nope...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

January 12, 2012
Peter Bradshaw

Very cheap and silly-looking.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

January 12, 2012
Jeremy Aspinall
Radio Times

Sadly lacks the stylish imagination that co-producer Timur Bekmambetov brought to his supernatural epics Night Watch and Day Watch.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

January 12, 2012
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